Cassi Jo Schriefer of Golden Valley made the Sweet Sixteen round of the American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet. Schreifer was also recently named a finalist in the YF&R Challenge, held during the NDFB YF&R Leadership Conference in Minot.
With all the hits the livestock industry has taken from groups wanting to see its elimination, here is welcome news from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman called on Congress to adopt a resolution of disapproval of the Environmental Protection Agency’s “endangerment finding” and the proposed regulation of greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act.
The American Farm Bureau Federation recently filed a legal challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s December finding that greenhouse gases endanger public health and welfare.
The Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) is announcing the launch of www.HumaneWatch.org, a watchdog project dedicated to analyzing the activities of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).
North Dakota Farm Bureau is hosting a meeting with county commissioners from the five counties that are included in the Northern Plains National Heritage Area. The meeting will be held on February 11, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Washburn Memorial Building.
Mark and Val Wagner of Monango are livestock producers and in an effort to better inform the public about what they do on their farm, they "tweet" about it on Twitter. In addition to Val's tweets on Wagfarms, the Wagner's also take you inside the life of a heifer on their companion Twitter site, Cows_Life.
“Playing it Safe with Farm Safety,” is the theme for this year’s celebration of North Dakota Bureau Week, March 7-13. To help stress the importance of safety with young people, Farm Bureau will be sponsoring a safety placemat contest for children in grades 3-5.